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Moved by the tears of Kashmir’s slain cop’s daughter; Gambhir has promised to bear the expenses of her entire education


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Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday announced that he will help educate “for lifetime” the daughter of slain Jammu and Kashmir Police officer Abdul Rashid. Zohra, lost her father when he was gunned down by militants in the South Kashmir town of Anantnag.

While offering a lifetime support to this 5-year-old child the cricketer tweeted, “Zohra,I can’t put u 2 sleep wid a lullaby but I’ll help u 2 wake up 2 live ur dreams. Will support ur education 4 lifetime #daughterofIndia”.

In his next tweet, Gautam Gambhir said, “Zohra,plz don’t let those tears fall as i doubt even Mother Earth can take d weight of ur pain. Salutes to ur martyred dad ASI,Abdul Rashid”.

In a reply, she said, “Thank you, Gautam Sir, me and my family are very happy with your gesture, I want to become a doctor”.

To which he replied..

Abdul Rashid, an assistant sub-inspector of Jammu-Kashmir police was gunned down on August 28.

At the wreath-laying ceremony held for Abdul Rashid at the district police lines in Srinagar that evening, his daughter broke down uncontrollably.


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